Copy Editor in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

A Copy Editor in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $51,204 per year. A skill in Copywriting is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,268 - $83,745
$40K
$50K
$84K
MEDIAN: $50,000
10%
50%
90%

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$22.93 - $32.00
$25
MEDIAN: $24.67
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$0$83K
Salary $40,268 - $83,745
Bonus $1,600
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,866 - $79,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $24.67
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $1,600
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,866 - $79,506
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Pay by Experience Level for Copy Editor

Pay by Experience for a Copy Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Copy Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Copy Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Copy Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 8 salaries. A Copy Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Copy Editor

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Copy Editor Salaries

▲42%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Copy Editor Salaries

Copywriting
▲19%

writing
▲9%

▲5%

National Average
$51,000

▼2%

Adobe InDesign
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 33%
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